Archive for April, 2014

  • New G-7 sanctions against Russia expected
    April 28, 2014, by Michael Bowman of VOANews

    The United States and its G-7 partners are imposing new sanctions against Russia. Existing sanctions have not altered Moscow’s posture towards Ukraine, with Russian forces still massed along its borders […]

  • Captured OSCE monitors in Ukraine say they are well
    April 27, 2014, by VOANews

    A group of European monitors detained by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine appeared in public Sunday to give assurances they are not being mistreated, even as negotiations began to secure […]

  • New Western sanctions to target Russian defence industry
    April 27, 2014, by VOANews

    The United States says that new Western economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in Ukraine will target Moscow’s defence industry and companies with close links to President Vladimir Putin. […]

  • Protesters seize broadcaster in Donetsk
    April 27, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Pro-Russian protestors occupied the building of the regional state broadcasting company on April 27 after a rally on holding an independence referendum on May 11. Although the building was defended […]

  • Bulgaria’s Dimitrov wins second title of 2014
    April 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won his second tournament of the year in Bucharest on April 27, defeating defending champing Lukas Rosol to grab his first clay-court career title with a win […]